September 14, 2014


Cross country notes: Grizzly Invite to feature top teams, runners

There’s no doubt Medina County eyes will be on the Grizzly Invitational cross country meet this weekend, as storylines should dot the Memorial Park course. Whether it’s an anticipated rematch between Wadsworth’s Paige Szabat and Medina’s Anna Boyert or strong team races — especially on the girls side — this weekend should be exciting. “This Read More…

Girls soccer: Grizzlies net 3 goals in win over Cloverleaf

Wadsworth’s Leah Runkle (2) and Cloverleaf’s Cailin Fairbairn battle for the ball during the first half. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

WESTFIELD TWP. — All season, Wadsworth’s Jessie Gearhart has been a key component of the best backline in Medina County. Wednesday night, the senior showed off her offensive skills, netting her first two goals of the season as the Grizzlies downed Cloverleaf 3-1 in Suburban League girls soccer action at Gene Clark Stadium. “It was Read More…

Tennis: Ali Garrity beats Hudson’s Kati Mdzinarishvili

Ali Garrity

HUDSON — Ali Garrity was at it again Wednesday. The Medina High junior defeated Hudson’s Kati Mdzinarishvili 6-2, 6-3 for the Bees’ only point in a 4-1 loss to Hudson in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division tennis action. Garrity is seeded second in singles at the Medina Division I Sectional, which starts Friday. Mdzinarishvili, who Read More…

Truck dumps load, leaks fuel into Liverpool Township pond

Workers remove dirt and gravel from the bed of a dump truck that overturned Wednesday afternoon on Boston Road in Liverpool Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

LIVERPOOL TWP. — A dump truck overturned Wednesday afternoon on Boston Road, losing its load of dirt and gravel, and leaking diesel fuel, oil and hydraulic fluid into a pond by the side of the road. Trooper Christopher Ausse of the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Medina post said no one was injured in the accident, but Read More…

Help needed to identify Wadsworth’s Goodwill thief

The Wadsworth Police Department released this surveillance image  of the man suspected of robbing the Goodwill store, 170 Great Oaks Trail, on Sept. 16. (PHOTO COURTESY OF WADSWORTH POLICE DEPT.)

WADSWORTH — Authorities continue to search for a man suspected of robbing the Goodwill store at 170 Great Oaks Trail about two weeks ago. Lt. Rob Wyrick said police are at an apparent standstill and hope information will come in from the public. “We’re kind of at a dead-end point to ID this guy,” Wyrick Read More…

Gloria Glens might organize a neighborhood watch

Medina County Sheriff Neil Hassinger, right, and Sgt. Bev Fraser speak to Gloria Glens residents Wednesday night about starting a neighborhood watch program. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY MICHELLE SPREHE)

GLORIA GLENS — An increase in petty thefts during the last few months prompted residents to meet Wednesday night at the village hall to discuss creating a neighborhood watch program. The last time the village had a program of this nature was 15 years ago, Council President Pat Kennedy said. Sign-up lists for an email Read More…

Public meetings slated for Sept. 29

TODAY Medina Township trustees, 7 p.m., township hall, 3799 Huffman Road. Spencer Village Council, 5 p.m., municipal complex, 109 N. Main St.

State Democrats sue over GOP’s redistricting map

By Julie Carr Smyth COLUMBUS — Ohio Democrats followed through Wednesday on threats to sue over a last-minute legislative maneuver by Republicans that effectively shields Ohio’s new congressional map from a ballot challenge. In a lawsuit filed with the Ohio Supreme Court, the Ohio Democratic Party asked justices to weigh in on whether lawmakers acted Read More…

Brunswick Crime Waves for Sept. 29, 2011

Brunswick police Saturday, Sept. 10 3:02 p.m. — Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, someone reportedly removed two DVDs from their cases and walked out of the library with them. Thursday, Sept. 22 11:20 a.m. — 3800 block Fernwood Drive, officers responded to a report of an elderly man cutting down tree branches with a knife. Read More…

Obituaries for Sept. 29, 2011

Tom Hauck Mr. Charles E. Jones Leah “Kathryn” Kreider Nancy R. Schneider Tammy Dee Severson Robert M. Siegmyer Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: